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Preview: Wild @ Bruins

Minnesota finishes their road trip in a second-home

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Tonight the Minnesota Wild head to Beantown to conclude their roadtrip with the Boston Bruins. The TD Garden is a home away home for the Wild, in eight games in Boston the Wild are 7-1, having a 24-13 scoring edge in those contests. Boston is scoring a ton of goals this year (third in the league) but have had shaky goaltending from Tukka Rask. Mr. Russo told us it looks like Jonas Gustavsson will start over the struggling Tuukka Rask.

Despite missing time off the ice, Marco Scandella will now be shelved for a week with a lower body injury. Pretty big blow for Wild, as Scandella is a big part of the defensive game but Yeo doesn't believe this injury it too serious. Gustav Olofsson was recalled from Iowa but will not play tonight. Nate Prosser and Christian Folin will dress for the third pairing. Thomas Vanek leads the Wild with 63 points (30-33=63) in 57 games against the Bruins – his most points versus any NHL team.

Devan Dubnyk again tonight, who has NEVER won in Boston, going 0-4-0 with a 5.56 GAA and a .855 SV% in four career starts. Rask is 2-2-1 with a 2.14 GAA and a .932 SV% in five starts vs. Minnesota. Erik Haula is back and despite Ryan Carter may of catching whatever Haula had last night, both are good to go with Brett Bulmer rounding out the fourth line. Puck drop at 6pm. Go Wild!